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Quid of Tobacco

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A corruption of cud (a morsel). We still say “chew the cud.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Quick Sticks (In)
Quickly (Dame)
Quicksand
Quickset
Quicksilver
Quid
Half a Quid
Quids
Quid Libet
Quid of Tobacco
Quid pro Quo
Quid Rides
Quiddity
Quidnunc
Quidnunkis
Quietist (A)
Quietus
Quill-drivers
Quillet
Quilp